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Disease Anthracosis

Name Anthracosis
Synonyms Anthracoses | Black Lung | Black Lung Disease | Black Lung Diseases | Black Lungs | Coal Miner Lung | Coal Miner's Lung | Coal Miners Lung | Coal Miner's Lungs | Coalworker Pneumoconiosis | Coal Worker Pneumoconiosis | Coalworker's Pneumoconioses | Coal Worker's Pneumoconioses | Coalworker's Pneumoconiosis | Coalworkers Pneumoconiosis | Coal Worker's Pneumoconiosis | Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis | Lung, Black | Lungs, Black | Miner's Lung, Coal | Miner's Lungs, Coal | Pneumoconioses, Coalworker's | Pneumoconioses, Coal Worker's | Pneumoconiosis, Coal Worker | Pneumoconiosis, Coalworker's | Pneumoconiosis, Coal Workers | Pneumoconiosis, Coal Worker's
Definition A diffuse parenchymal lung disease caused by accumulation of inhaled CARBON or coal dust. The disease can progress from asymptomatic anthracosis to massive lung fibrosis. This lung lesion usually occurs in coal MINERS, but can be seen in urban dwellers and tobacco smokers.
Categories Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D055008
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1. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases, Interstitial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pneumoconiosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Anthracosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Injury Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pneumoconiosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Anthracosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Anthracosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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